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New study: Assumptions, stigmatising language, and sub-standard practice from student doctors

Title: Influence of weight etiology information and trainee characteristics on physician-trainees’ clinical and interpersonal communication Authors: Cohen, Persky Source: Patient Education and Counseling, 2019, 102: 1644–1649. Link to paper Super-quick summary: Student doctors read an article about behavioural or genetic

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the HAES® files: Malpractice with a Side of Victim Blaming

Today, blogging Sunday is reblogging Sunday. I’m feeling a bit under the weather so in the name of self-care, I’m sharing a fantastic post from the archives rather than penning my own. Writing on the ASDAH blog, Ragen Chastain addresses some

Posted in healthcare, weight stigma
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On The Conversation

Never Diet Again UK (Temporarily off-line) This one is aimed more at the lay public; may contain ranting and occasional language! Similarly, my blog posts for the sadly, now-defunct, Fierce Freethinking Fatties: archive here

Weight Stigma Conference